6th Lecture on the subject “When our Roads are built following Standards, why do Accidents occur?” ,October 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
IRF India Chapter organized the 6th Lecture in the series, titled “When our Roads are built following Standards, why do Accidents occur?” on 25th October 2023 from 18:00 – 19:30 Hrs.
At the outset, Mr. K.K. Kapila, Founder President, IRF-IC welcomed the participants and gave a brief overview of the Lecture series. He suggested the use of Intelligent Transport System (ITS) to enhance the efficiency and safety of road transportation, traffic management, and mobility. He informed that ITS technology is being increasingly adopted worldwide to boost the capacity of congested roads and reduce travel times.
He welcomed the distinguished Guest Speaker, Panelists and attendees. The following Speaker and Panelists joined the Lecture and shared their thoughts and observations.
- Guest Speaker – Prof. P.K. Sikdar, Advisor, IRF-IC
- Speaker – Mr. Vijay Choudhary, Senior Traffic Engineer, SmartUrbs LLP
- Mr. Akhilesh Srivastava, Executive Vice President, IRF India Chapter
The Guest Speaker at the Webinar was Prof. P.K. Sikdar. Prof. Sikdar shared his presentation and spoke about the shortcomings in implementation and management aspects with regard to road safety. He also mentioned that numerous accidents resulting in fatalities and serious injuries could have been prevented if recommended road safety measures have been put in place. He also noted the lack of uniform practice in road safety audits across the country.